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File #: Int 2342-2021    Version: * Name: Establishing and maintaining an online tool for measuring performance of city agencies.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Governmental Operations
On agenda: 6/17/2021
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the mayor's office of operations establishing and maintaining an online tool for measuring performance of city agencies
Sponsors: Robert F. Holden, Kalman Yeger
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would require the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Operations to establish and maintain an online tool for members of the public to view measures of performance of City agencies. The performance measurement tool would include metrics integral to the quality of life in New York City, and the agency information used to measure performance would be required to be updated daily. The Director would also be required to conduct, at least twice each year, reviews of the effectiveness of the online agency performance measurement tool and to implement any changes for improvement based on such reviews.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2342, 2. Int. No. 2342, 3. June 17, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-17-21, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - June 17, 2021

Int. No. 2342

 

By Council Members Holden and Yeger

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the mayor’s office of operations establishing and maintaining an online tool for measuring performance of city agencies

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 15 of the New York city charter is amended by adding a new subdivision l to read as follows:

l. The office of operations shall:

1. Establish and maintain an online performance measurement tool for each agency that includes metrics integral to the quality of life in the city, and make such tool available on the city’s website;

2. Update daily the information measured by the metrics applied by the performance measurement tool;

3. Ensure that information is presented by the performance measurement tool in a format that is clear and supports ease of use and understanding;

4. At least twice each year, review the effectiveness of the performance measurement tool and consider additional metrics and information from agencies, including information available on the open data portal, that may be included to measure agency performance and additional ways to facilitate and increase use of the performance measurement tool by the public;

5. Consult with agencies as appropriate in considering additional information that may be included to measure agency performance; and

6. Implement modifications to the performance measurement tool based on the reviews required by paragraph 4.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 90 days after it becomes law.

 

JB

LS #17442/17544

5/25/21